|Syllabus: Spring 2001|
Last Updated: 04/01/01 11:16 PM
LA 408/508 Intermediate CAD Workshop
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Network environment basics
Student Folder / Access Issues
Hours of operation
Use of AutoCAD from workstations
Connections to DCL
Basic CAC concepts
Draw it full size
Draw it once
Model in “Model Space”, present in “Paper Space”
Simple layouts in Paper Space
Advanced Objects and Editing
Printing & Plotting
Review Exercise #1
Week 2: Advanced Object Creation & Editing
Common Contour tools
Redefining previously inserted blocks
Week 3: Working with Land Data
Session 1: Exercise 1 due.
Importing GIS data into AutoCAD
Working with GIS data
Conversion of data
Working with Raster Images
Insertion Scaling Printing constraints
Session 2: Assign Exercise 2
Week 4: Using CAD data
External references revisited Database integration Object Linking and embedding Working with Viewports Using standard Layouts Working in Teams Details from previous models
Week 5: Utility Tools and Interface Customization
Session 1: Exercise 2 due.
Drawing Properties Geometric Calculator Managing Named Objects Recovery tools
Recover Audit Purge Exporting Data Object Linking and Embedding Interface Customization
Command Line Aliases (PGP file)
Creating Menu Files
Creating Button ImagesExercise 5...
Week 6: Plotting
Session 1: Exercise 5 due.
Review of plotting basics
Controlling grayscale of lines
With pen file
With “dithering” feature
Creating Views to control printout
Plotting to large format plotters
Controlling 3D printout
Making Compelling Drawings with CAD software
Session 2: Exercise 6...
Internet Presentation Session 1: Exercise
Session 1: Exercise 3 due.
Referencing data from the Internet
Exporting to other software
Posting data to the Internet
Internet file types: DWF
Week 8: 3-D Modeling
Session 1: Exercise 7 due.
Session 2: Exercise 8...
Week 9: CAD Rendering
Session 1: Exercise 4 due.
Session 2: None.
Week 10: Studio Reviews, no class
Week 11: Finals Week, Practical Exam, Portfolio Due